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Ron Grainer

Duration:
30 minutes
First broadcast:
Monday 25 November 1963

Roy Plomley's castaway is composer Ron Grainer.

Favourite track: Spring Season by Ravi Shankar
Book: Techniques and Civilization by Louis Mumford
Luxury: Flame opal

Music Played

8 items
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    New York Pro Musica The Play of Daniel Overture

  • Image for Johann Sebastian Bach

    Johann Sebastian Bach Brandenburg Concerto No. 4 In G major

    Orchestra: Stuttgart Chamber Orchestra Conductor: Karl Munchinger

  • Image for Johannes Brahms

    Johannes Brahms Piano Quintet in F minor

    Soloist: Sviatoslav Richter Orchestra: Borodin Quartet

  • Image for Claude Debussy

    Claude Debussy Green (from Ariettes Oubliees)

    Soloist: Maggie Teyte, Gerald Moore

  • Image for Maurice Ravel

    Maurice Ravel La flûte enchantée (from Schéhérazade)

    Soloist: Suzanne Danco Orchestra: Orchestre de la Suisse Romande Conductor: Ernest Ansermet

  • Image for Igor Stravinsky

    Igor Stravinsky Symphonies of Wind Instruments

    Orchestra: Eastman Symphonic Wind Ensemble Conductor: Frederick Fennell

  • Image for Ravi Shankar

    Ravi Shankar Spring Season

  • Image for Charlie Parker's Reboppers

    Charlie Parker's Reboppers Flamenco Sketches

Credits

Presenter
Roy Plomley

Broadcasts

  • Mon 25 Nov 1963 13:40 Home Service

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